Friday Fictioneers is sponsored by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. The idea is to write a 100 word story with a beginning, middle and end based on the photo prompt.
Photo copyright: Janet Webb
He rinsed off the last of the thick hair, tapping the razor against the side of the ceramic sink. Hand quivering, he gently placed it down near his ankle, and slowly led it far up his smooth leg. Silent tears slid down his face into the corners of his painted mouth. Eyes closed, he reached blindly for the scented lotion, deeply inhaling as he spread it over his hairless legs. He envisioned the incredible gown he had seen on his commute home, and remembered the novel, stirring feeling of faltering in mother’s heels and bauble jewelry, before father walked in.